CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Ancient Coinage of Armenia

By Mike Markowitz ....   The Armenians have been described through the centuries as adaptable, resilient, enterprising and steadfast. How they managed to survive while larger...

United States 1947-D Jefferson Nickel

Description: The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 20, 2018: The Doctor Will See...

Coinweek News Wire for April 20, 2018 .... Current Events 1.) Should the U.S. Retire the Penny and Nickel? It’s true that it costs more to mint these two...

Ten Reasons Why the Rare Coin Market is Looking Up

Ten reasons to be excited about the future of numismatics By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Nearly everyone who is deeply involved with...

In Memoriam: Australian Coin Designer Stuart Devlin (1931-2018)

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Stuart Devlin (AO, CMG), innovative metalworker and designer of coins for several countries around the world, died on April 2...

NGC Confirms Discovery of Fourth Known 1854-S $5 Half Eagle Gold...

“Discovery of a Lifetime” A coin that a New England man originally thought was a counterfeit has been authenticated by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) as...

Classic US Gold Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect Type...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   In 1866, the motto IN GOD WE TRUST was added to the reverse of the double...

Don Everhart: My Career in Coins, Part 2 – The United...

By Don Everhart - Former Sculptor-Engraver, United States Mint ..... Exclusive for CoinWeek   On January 4, 2004, after a 5 am wake up call, a hurried...

CoinWeek Podcast #94: Gold and Silver in the Age of Trump...

CoinWeek Podcast #93: Gold and Silver in the Age of Trump with Pat Heller Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic...

NGC: U.S. Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1857 Half Cent

Problems abound on the obverse and reverse of this crude fake By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The Half Cent denomination that had...

1883 Liberty Nickel Bag: A Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity – Heritage CSNS Auction

Over the years, we have watched the Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) grow into one of the most active and important numismatic organizations in...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 13, 2018: Heists, Fakes, and Fraud

Coinweek News Wire for April 13, 2018 .... In Memoriam 1.) Walter Ray Lockwood, 1939-2018 Walter Ray Lockwood (member 1256) passed away early morning Tuesday, April 3. He was...

Still in Committee: Proposed Modern U.S. Commemorative Coin Programs Yet to...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   The 115th Congress of the United States has been a memorable one. Beginning on January 3, 2017 under President Obama,...

ANA 2018 Summer Seminar “The Medal in America” Is Firing Up

By David T. Alexander and Dr. David Menchell .....   Highlighting its educational mission for more than three decades, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) has offered...

What Is a 1969 United States Proof Set Worth?

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Next year marks the 50th anniversary of the release of the 1969 Proof Set from the United States Mint....

APMEX Announces 2018 Silver Maple Leaf Bullion Coin Monster Box Sweepstakes

APMEX, Inc., an online Precious Metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, is excited to announce the 2018 Silver Maple Leaf Monster Box Sweepstakes, celebrating...

CoinWeek Podcast #93: Ancient Coins Show Bustling Marketplace

 CoinWeek Podcast #93: Ancient Coins Show Bustling Marketplace Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast...

1861 Confederate Half Dollar to be Displayed at ANA 2018 Philadelphia...

One of the great rarities in American numismatics, an original 1861 Confederate States of America (CSA) silver half dollar, will be a featured exhibit...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 6, 2018: Twit on Bitcoin, Fake...

Coinweek News Wire for April 6, 2018 ....   Current Events 1.) Filipinos Not Happy With New Coin Designs Even with this breakdown, it’s obvious that it’s not going to...

Iconic & Artistic Large Size US Banknotes

Large Size US Paper Money offers historical importance unmatched by any other trade Large size American currency is fascinating in its use of imagery on...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Terrible Ninth Century

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   MOST PEOPLE WHO ARE NOT MEDIEVALISTS would be hard pressed to name one thing that happened between the years...

Don Everhart: My Career in Coins, Part 1 – The Franklin...

By Don Everhart - Former Sculptor-Engraver, United States Mint ..... Exclusive for CoinWeek   Fresh out of college in 1973, I made a decision that would change...

Harvey Stack Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early Days...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Links to earlier parts: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 |...

A Guide to Ancient Coin Collecting

By Joe Jaroch -  Posted with Permission from AU Capital Management ..........   Amassing a collection of ancient coins can seem like a daunting task: the...

The Joel R. Anderson Multi-Million Dollar Collection of Paper Money, Part...

 Paper money collector Joel R. Anderson is a major figure in the American publishing industry. As director and chairman of the Anderson Companies, he oversaw...

MA-Shops Presents Comptoir des Monnaies Anciennes

Founded in 1977 in France (in Epernay, the world capital of Champagne), CDMA (Comptoir des Monnaies Anciennes) has placed itself among the leaders in...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1805 “C-4” Half Cent +...

This is the second article in the counterfeit coin series reviewing an early half cent (15th in the series on struck counterfeits), and is...

A Look at Sales and Grades of 1st Quarter 2018 Major...

By CoinWeek Staff Reports ....   With the beginning of the second quarter of calendar year 2018 less than a week away (and Spring already here;...

When Dealing with Eisenhower Dollars, Grade is Everything.

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   ‘For better or worse, Whitman’s A Guidebook of United States Coins is still the gold standard in printed price...

US Gold Coins – Is the 1875 Eagle Finally Gaining Recognition...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   In the Heritage February 2018 sale of the Admiral Collection, the star attraction was a nice...